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Railroad Earth Live at Jamboree Campground on 2002-05-26


Topics Live concert


Only one Disc
01. Intro
02. Dandelion Wine
03. Turn On My Own Head
04. Bird In The House >
05. Seven Story Mountain
06. I Must Confess I Am A Mess
07. Cold water


Collection RailroadEarth
Band/Artist Railroad Earth
Date May 26, 2002
Venue Jamboree Campground
Location Black River Falls, WI

Source SBD > Apogee AD500E > Sony TCD-D8
Lineage DA-20mkII > RME DIGI96/8 PST > Samplitude > CD Wave > .shn
Taped by Jeff Kempka
Transferred by Jeff Kempka


Notes

The BIG WU FAMILY REUNION
Only one set played and it was cut short due to rain.
Tracked and seeded by Grout (8/20/2002)
****************************** REVIEW on JAMBANDS ********************************************
RAILROAD EARTH | BIG WU FAMILY REUNION

A tornado warning and torrential rains had sent everyone scurrying for cover as The Big Wu Family Reunion Festival shut down for more than two hours on Sunday, May 26th. But when the rains let up, Railroad Earth, a group of musicians still virtually unknown in the north woods of Minnesota & Wisconsin, appeared on the stage and their first notes seemed to be a siren call echoing an all-clear through the clamped-down campground.
Smiling people in yellow slickers and black plastic trash bags came out of the woods as Railroad Earth began their rain-shortened set with a sunny sip of "Dandelion Wine." The lead-grey skies seemed embarrassingly out of place as the band sang, "Summer's here, Lord! Why did it take so long?" and in a matter of minutes the area in front of the Main Stage was a writhing swarm of muddy mud-skippers. The band created their own pleasant storm with a jammed out version of "Turn On My Own Head" and suddenly no one seemed to be thinking about tornados anymore.

A lengthy segue followed, moving from "Bird In The House" (the title track of their new Sugarhill cd) into a sublimely Celtic "Seven Story Mountain" (the title of Thomas Merton's spiritual autobiography), and when the rains came back for one more try no one seemed to care. Moving ten feet back on the large covered stage, Railroad Earth kept right on playing as their new-found Minne-sconsin fans began a raging puddle-stomp. It's debatable whether this inspired RRE to play "I Must Confess I Am A Mess," but the line "My name is mud!" brought a rousing cheer from the earth-stained dancers.

A quick douse of "Cold Water" closed Railroad Earth's all-too-short set, but it also left Big Wu fans thirsty for more as the cheering crowd continued to chant "one more set!" One can only assume that the smiling folks who headed to the beer garden were singing "and we feel fine!"

Rain? What rain?

Pastor Tim

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